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Capstone Chapter For The Volume: Integrating Themes and Future Research Opportunities in Work Group Diversity

Diversity and Groups

ISBN: 978-1-84855-052-0, eISBN: 978-1-84855-053-7

ISSN: 1534-0856

Publication date: 1 August 2008

Abstract

One interesting and unequivocal theme across the chapters is that everyone in teams, not just minority members, is affected by the group's composition – whites and blacks, men and women, and those who are experienced as well as inexperienced. Further, though there is evidence that minority members may be more affected than majority members (both positively and negatively – see, e.g., Chatman, Boisnier, Spataro, Anderson & Berdahl, in press), it is clear that majority members are influenced by group composition as well.

Citation

Chatman, J.A. (2008), "Capstone Chapter For The Volume: Integrating Themes and Future Research Opportunities in Work Group Diversity", Phillips, K.W. (Ed.) Diversity and Groups (Research on Managing Groups and Teams, Vol. 11), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 295-308. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1534-0856(08)11013-1

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